Dean’s Excellence in Faculty Research Award

To recognize excellence in School of Medicine faculty research efforts at the individual and team levels.

Individual awards: Up to 4 recipients yearly. Team awards: 3 or more faculty members consist of a team – Potential of 1 team per year.

The nomination deadline for 2021 will be published soon. 

Award Nomination

The award winners will be announced by the Dean. The Dean will notify each awardee’s Department Chair and the Dean’s Office will be responsible for appropriate publicity in University and non-University publications.

Who May Nominate

Nominations may be submitted from any School of Medicine faculty member, but faculty are not
permitted to self-nominate for this award.

Criteria

Nominees should be selected for faculty accomplishments in research, including both career and recent exceptional contributions to scientific research (basic, clinical and translational). Nominees must demonstrate exemplary compliance with the UVA Health System’s ASPIRE values.

Senior Faculty Awards

Purpose

To recognize excellence in senior SOM faculty research efforts at the individual level.

Junior Faculty Awards

Purpose

To recognize excellence in  junior SOM faculty research efforts at the individual level.

Team Science Research Award

Purpose

To recognize excellence in SOM faculty team research efforts.

Award Recipients

2020 Excellence in Faculty Research Award Recipients

Individual Award Recipients

Team Science Award Recipients

Sphingolipids in Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) Team (pictured left to right)
  • Thomas P. Loughran, Jr., MD, Professor of Medicine
  • Mark Kester, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology
  • Mark R. Conaway, PhD, Professor of Public Health Sciences
  • Tye G. Deering, PhD, Senior Scientist, Department of Pharmacology
  • David J. Feith, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Todd E. Fox, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Ophthalmology
  • Francine E. Garrett-Bakelman, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
  • Bethany Jablonski Horton, PhD, Assistant Professor of Public Health Sciences
  • Kevin A. Janes, PhD, Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
  • Michael K. Keng, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Jason A. Papin, PhD, Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Su-Fern Tan, PhD, Senior Scientist, Department of Medicine